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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25 , Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Rachel Hooper
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: Dr Mona Siddiqui.

: Desert isiand Discs

Mario Testino , the renowned photographer, talks to bue
Lawley about his life and choice of music for the mythical desert island. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Mario Testino

: Act of Worship

Led by Ram Gidoomal.

: Book of the Week: Margrave of the Marshes

5/5. Sheila reflects on domestic life at Peel Acres and on the debut of Radio 4's Home Truths. The memoirs of the inimitable broadcaster John Peel. Read by Carolyn Pickles. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: John Peel.
Read By: Carolyn Pickles.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Haunting Women

By Dermot Bolger.
5/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Dermot Bolger.

: Winning Beauty , ..

2/3. A series exploring the world of beauty contests in which we hear about the tears, the fears and the faisies, and why a woman might think this is a way to the top.
South Africa. Sun City in South Africa is hosting the "Face of Africa", with contestants from allover the continent
Until the end of apartheid, segregation also took place in beauty contests. If "Miss South Africa" once showcased the typical blonde, blue-eyed, long-legged beauty, "Face of Africa" today features mainly black women In this new post-apartheid era, Rosie Goldsmith asks what is African beauty and why are there no white finalists this year? Producer Michael Gallagher


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Michael Gallagher

: Scenes from Provincial Life

4/4. Round the Clock-Tower. The four lovers fates are resolved in the centre of town. Dramatisation by Eric Pringle of William Cooper 's comic novel.
Director David Blount


Unknown: Eric Pringle
Unknown: William Cooper
Director: David Blount
Joe: David Thorpe
Myrtle: Alison Pettltt
Tom: Jonathan Keeble
Steve: Robert Harper

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, presented by Liz Barclay and Carolyn Atkinson. Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed]email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Carolyn Atkinson.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke. Editor Colin Hancock


Presented By: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Feedback

Roger Bolton selects listeners' comments and redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy maKers. Producer Maire Devine Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT
Phone [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]: email: feedbackd-bbc.co.uK


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Maire Devine

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Twelve Means I Love You

Tracy Spottiswoode 's dramatisation of Regina Kaiser and Uwe Karistedt 's true story of a most unlikely love affair
Regina fears the worst when, in April 1981. she is arrested and taken to Stasi headquarters for questioning. Uwe, a tall, blond 26-year-old Stasi officer is charged with interrogating her and compiling the report that will send her to prison. As they face each other for the first time, they both feel an unexpected attraction. This strange meeting will have a profound effect on both their lives
Producer/Director Kate McAII


Unknown: Tracy Spottiswoode
Unknown: Regina Kaiser
Unknown: Uwe Karistedt
Director: Kate McAii
Regina: Eiry Thomas
Uwe: Steffan Rhodri
Ludmilla: Sara McGaughey
Adler: Paul Humpoletz
Ellen: Clare Isaac
Photographer: Simon Ludders
Son of Uwe: Gareth Pierce

: Changing Places

3/6. Forest Schools. Forest schools began in Scandinavia in the 1950s and have slowly spread to other countries.
The first British one was established ten years ago. Taking place outdoors in woodlands, the teaching methods encourage children to develop independence and self-esteem as well as an appreciation and understanding of their natural environment. Dylan Winter reports.
Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Five New Stories from Rose Tremain

5/5. How It Stacks Up. A poignant portrait of McCreedy's 46th-birthday dinner. Read by Dermot Crowley. For details see Monday


Read By: Dermot Crowley.

: This Sceptred Isle: Empire

25/90. Clive of India. Robert Clive's military successes and personal fame began to cause problems for both the East India Company and the government at home. By Christopher Lee. Readings by Robert Powell , Martin Freeman , and Rob Brydon. For details see Monday


Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Martin Freeman
Unknown: Rob Brydon.

: Law in Action

Clive Coleman presents the series that cross-examines aspects of the law and legal system. He analyses the major legal stories and uncovers the ones that haven't yet hit the headlines. producer Jim Frank


Unknown: Clive Coleman
Producer: Jim Frank

: The Message

Jenni Murray and her guests engage in lively debate on how media trends affect our lives. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

News and analysis, with Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

New series 1/8. The finest topical comedy panel game known to radio returns, with regulars Alan Coren and Jeremy Hardy. Simon Hoggart is in the chair. Producer Katie Tyrrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
RT DIRECT- The News Quiz: The Best of 2005 is available on CD for Ell.99 (RRP E12.99) including p&p. Call [number removed]042 (national rate) or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Katie Tyrrell

: The Archers

The pressure takes its toll on Will.
For cast see page 41
Written by Caroline Harrington ; Director Joanna Toye ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Joanna Toye
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

: Front Row

The arts magazine, with news, reviews and interviews, presented tonight by Kirsty Lang. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Haunting Women

5/5. The Riding Crop. When Anthony chooses Beatrice over her older sister, Lucinda, sibling rivalry simmers as matters head towards a dark and twisted fate. By Dermot Bolger.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Dermot Bolger.
Lucinda: Alison McKenna
Priest: David Kelly
Sharon: Dawn Bradfield
Beatrice: Jody O'Neill
Anthony: Luke Griffin
Creed: John Hewitt

: Any Questions

8/16. Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Richmond upon Thames, London, puts questions on the issues of the week to a panel of four leading figures, including the Culture Secretary
Tessa Jowell , and the former editor and historian Max Hastings. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Tessa Jowell
Unknown: Max Hastings.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

1/13. Historian David Cannadine comments on topical events. Producer Maria Balinska Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: David Cannadine
Producer: Maria Balinska

: The Friday Play: Sound Barriers

What's wrong with Mel's baby? And why does she suddenly befriend her neighbours: a profoundly deaf man and a lonely widow? By Sarah Daniels, starring Patricia Routledge and Caroline Quentin.


Writer: Sarah Daniels
Producer/Director: Sally Avens
Audrey: Patricia Routledge
Ian: Steve Day
Jenny: Caroline Quentin

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson. Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Sweet Danger

5/10. Events take a sinister turn when the village doctor warns Campion and his friends to leave Pontisbright with all possible speed. But why should the friendly medic look so scared? Written by Margery Allingham. For details see Monday


Written By: Margery Allingham.

: Great Lives

4/10. Vasily Grossman. He fought and wrote at the bloodiest battles of the Second World War but novelist and war reporter Vasily Grossman is barely known outside Russia. Antony Beevor and Gillian Slovo correct that omission, with Francine Stock. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Vasily Grossman.
Reporter: Vasily Grossman
Reporter: Gillian Slovo
Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today in Parliament

Reports from the committee rooms and stories from behind the scenes in Westminster, with Mark D'Arcy. Producer Peter Knowles


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.
Producer: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: Margrave of theMarshes

5/5. John Peel 's memoirs. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: John Peel

: World Today

: Analysis

: News

: News

: The Interview

: News

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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